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As we endeavor to stretch our dollars…

… we can thank Shine for help in using them as a direct source of entertainment and enlightenment:

“Fifteen Things You Never Noticed on a Dollar”

As we decide to pay our Masonic dues after all, we might recall that it was on this date in 1690 that the Colony of Massachusetts issued the first paper money in (that is, native to) North America.

Earliest surviving example, from later in 1690
source: University of Notre Dame

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February 3, 2010 at 2:02 am

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